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  • Fakro introduced a range of skylights suited to flat roofs. In order to make the most out of space on flat roofs, the windows feature an anti-slippery layer and can support heavy loads, according to the company. Three varieties of the windows are available: a stationery design that can't be opened, one that can be opened with a rod, and an electronically controlled version that features a sensor... more »
  • The National Glass Association and the Window & Door Dealers Alliance announce that GlassBuild America: The Glass, Window & Door Expo moved up to spot No. 145 on the Trade Show News Network list of Top 250 Trade Shows in the United States for 2016. The TSNN list represents the top 250 trade shows held last year in the U.S., ranked by net square footage. In 2016, GlassBuild America... more »
  • MFM Building Products reports that two of its SubSeal products, SubSeal-40 and SubSeal-60, comply with AAMA 711-13, a voluntary specification establishing the test methods and minimum performance requirements for self-adhering flashing products used for the installation of exterior wall fenestration products. In flashing applications, SubSeal can be used to seal window openings, around doors... more »
  • Thompson Creek Window Company earned the Angie’s List Super Service Award. Eligibility requirements for the award include an “A” rating in overall, recent and review period grades. Winners must also be in good standing with Angie’s List, abide by the company’s operational guidelines and pass a background check. “The Super Service Award is a great reminder to us... more »
  • Press Glass SA subsidiary Glass Systems Group acquired in the United Kingdom two Pilkington group factories and their order book. Both factories have been producing insulating glass units for the residential market. The acquisition was formally proceeded by Glass Systems North Ltd., a fully owned subsidiary of Press Glass UK Ltd. The factory in Cumbernauld will operate as Glass Systems Scotland;... more »
  • Germany-based aluplast acquired Chelsea Building Products. Chelsea Building Products will continue to operate independently in Oakmont, Pennsylvania, and will maintain its identity in the marketplace. “Everyone at Chelsea is looking forward to the partnership with this successful global company,” says Peter Dewil, president and CEO of Chelsea Building Products. “It will bring... more »
  • CGI Windows & Doors made an in-kind donation of windows to the foster care organization 4KIDS of South Florida. The company donated Sentinel Series 110 single-hung windows, Series 120 2-panel horizontal rollers with screens, and Series 150 2-panel sliding glass doors. The products will be installed by CGI dealer Palm Beach Window and Door Design Center. “The donation of our impact-... more »
  • Vitro Architectural Glass introduced Solarban 90 solar control low-emissivity glass to the residential window market. The product was previously available only to the commercial market. Based on proprietary multi-silver coating technology developed by Vitro Glass, Solarban 90 combines the neutral-reflectivity of conventional clear glass with exceptional solar control, according to the company.... more »
  • Therma-Tru Corp. is building a new facility based in Maumee, Ohio. The 30,000 square foot facility, scheduled for completion in late 2017, will be focused on creating innovative product solutions, according to the company. “Delivering new and impactful innovations is a key strategic initiative in support of our future growth plans,” says Brett Finley, president of Therma-Tru Corp.... more »
  • Ply Gem Building Products is a sponsor of the 2017 HGTV Smart Home and Smart Home Giveaway. The Scottsdale, Arizona home that will be awarded in the sweepstakes will feature Ply Gem’s Simonton Window and Doors line of DaylightMax and Madeira windows. “We are proud to have our windows included in the HGTV Smart Home because it is at the forefront of cutting-edge home technology and... more »